People and Society

Community Readiness Study – Women’s Support Motueka

By: Mikayla Cahill - Women's Support Motueka
Published: 2023-11-30

A Community Readiness Study, abbreviated to CRS, is a way of gauging the community’s views of a particular issue. We are using this research method to discover how we can…

Ethnicity and Diversity

CONNECTING HOMELANDS Telling the stories of Post-war Cretan Migrant Women in Aotearoa New Zealand An oral history and digital storytelling project

By: Evangelia Papoutsaki
Published: 2023-11-26

This digital archive contains the material of an oral history project that recorded the personal stories of elderly Cretan Greek women who came to New Zealand in the early 60s…

Community Categories

Long Term Impacts of Youth Mentoring: A thematic analysis of interviews collected with previous mentees, mentors and mentee whānau of the Challenge for Change mentoring programme.

Published: 2023-11-01

Challenge for Change (C4C) is a mentoring programme run by BGI, a youth development organisation. C4C fosters mentoring partnerships between volunteer mentors and young people ages 9-13. This research aimed…


Community Readiness Study Research Report 2023

By: Mikayla Cahill
Published: 2023-11-01

Community Readiness Studies (CRS) are increasingly used in family violence research. This study is a way of understanding our community in relation to family violence and is a way to…


The End of the Rainbow? Chinese Queer International Students Negotiating the “Ethnic Closet” in New Zealand

By: Taylor Le Cui, Lin Song
Published: 2023-10-12

Drawing on semi-structured in-depth interviews with 15 Chinese queer international students from New Zealand’s tertiary institutions, this paper explores their motivations to pursue higher education transnationally, and unpacks the interconnected…


Aotearoa New Zealand Government Evacuation and Resettlement Support for the 2021 Afghanistan: PROJECT FINDINGS

By: Amnesty International, World Vision, Action Station
Published: 2023-10-10

On 15 August 2021, the Taliban seized control of Afghanistan, prompting many individuals at risk to seek safety elsewhere. Deeply concerned by the dire human rights situation, a coalition of…

Ethnicity and Diversity

Challenges to the proof of violence, and social stigma for ethnic migrant women in the current Victims of Family Violence (VFV) visa policy in Aotearoa New Zealand

By: Irene Ayallo and Tyler Kelly
Published: 2023-10-03

Analyses showed that victim-survivors face significant barriers in accessing this visa. Proving violence and an inability to return to their country of origin due to social stigma are complex and…


O le Fa’atamasoali’iga a Tautai Matapalapala – A Soul-Searching and Far-Reaching Voyage of the Tautai

By: Tufulasi Taleni
Published: 2023-10-01

Effective educational leadership characteristics that bring about changes in schools that support Pacific children to make a better start in their learning, health and well-being. This research investigates the Pacific…


Continence NZ Service Users – Research and Service Review

By: Laura Fear and Celeita Williams
Published: 2023-09-22

This research was commissioned to deliver a review of the services provided by Continence NZ and make recommendations as to how the organisation can most effectively serve those living with…

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